The Hidden Danger in Your Home

by Amy Sharp

“Truth is,” says Brian Jackson at Jackson Air and Heat in Sugar Land, “there is probably not a soul in Fort Bend County that runs the furnace continuously through the winter. Our winters are just not harsh, and we may assume a furnace that is not run all that much doesn’t need maintenance. That assumption is more than wrong…it’s dangerous!”

Your heating (and cooling) system is a mechanical system with moving parts and pieces that need to be cleaned, inspected and adjusted…much like your car. You wouldn’t drive your car for years on end without an oil change…so why would you run an unchecked furnace? Brian says, “What’s the bottom line? Furnaces burn fuel to produce heat. This combustion process must be precise to maintain efficiency and safety…and even a small problem can lead to gas leaking into your home or dangerous carbon monoxide levels. It’s just not worth the risk to you and your family to not have it checked!”

Safety aside, it’s not coincidence that unchecked systems seem to breakdown at the most inconvenient times. Brian says, “Systems tend to break when they are working the hardest. Maybe it’s a major holiday when guests are coming in and out. When the door keeps opening, your furnace works harder to maintain the indoor temperature. Often breakdowns could have been prevented with a preseason furnace clean and tune up. Not only is it inconvenient when your system fails, but holiday repairs also cost much more than preventive maintenance. You don’t want to wait until the week before Thanksgiving to get your system checked. October is the best time to make sure your family will be safe when you need to switch from A/C to heat.”

EPA and NATE certified, Jackson Air is a repeat winner of the “Award of Excellence” from the Better Business Bureau, endorsed by and has received the Angie’s List Super Service Award. They enjoy a reputation of honest, no pressure advice. And if a new system is in your twelve month radar, now is the time to look into their current, special off-season prices, rebates and financing on new, cutting edge variable speed systems!

“The benefits of a furnace tune up really boil down to two things,” says Brian, “keeping you safe and saving you time and money. Cleaned and tuned systems run more efficiently and we get a chance to catch small problems before they turn into big ones for you and your family. Call us today and schedule your winter tune up!”

Jackson Air and Heating, Inc.
“Licensed to Chill Since 1982”
Sugar Land’s Oldest Independent Trane Dealer

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